The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Apple, Inc.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple
Rank 142 141 174
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +33
Contract jobs citing Apple 19 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 0.52% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.42% 1.34% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 18
Median daily rate £180 £210 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £155 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £482 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 7
Median hourly rate £23.25 - £17.77
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 - £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 - £20.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.94
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +0.46%
Apple
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1342 1348 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.23% 38.87% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 988 1025 1857
Median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 71
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.00 £22.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Apple as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Apple Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Apple also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Apple.

1 22 (45.83%) Windows
2 18 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (31.25%) MS Office
4 15 (31.25%) iOS Development
5 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 12 (25.00%) Mobile Development
5 12 (25.00%) Apple Swift
5 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (25.00%) Objective-C
6 11 (22.92%) iPad
7 10 (20.83%) User Experience
7 10 (20.83%) Cocoa
7 10 (20.83%) TDD
7 10 (20.83%) Android
8 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
8 9 (18.75%) Xcode
8 9 (18.75%) VMware
8 9 (18.75%) Scrum
8 9 (18.75%) OO
8 9 (18.75%) ITIL
8 9 (18.75%) Blackberry
8 9 (18.75%) BDD
9 8 (16.67%) Mac OS
9 8 (16.67%) Mac OS X
9 8 (16.67%) iPhone
10 7 (14.58%) SCCM
10 7 (14.58%) Degree
10 7 (14.58%) Citrix

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.17%) nginx
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (31.25%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) G Suite
1 2 (4.17%) GitHub
2 1 (2.08%) Google Play
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) PBX
2 2 (4.17%) SAN
2 2 (4.17%) VoIP
2 2 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (2.08%) DHCP
3 1 (2.08%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Mixpanel
1 1 (2.08%) MySQL
1 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Xcode
2 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) Android Studio
4 1 (2.08%) CircleCI
4 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.08%) ZenHub
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Publishing
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Developer
2 13 (27.08%) iOS Developer
3 9 (18.75%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 9 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (18.75%) Desktop Support
4 7 (14.58%) Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Support Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Objective-C Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Administrator
7 4 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.33%) Systems Support
8 3 (6.25%) IT Support
8 3 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Senior iOS Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) Cocoa
2 7 (14.58%) REST
3 6 (12.50%) HTML
3 6 (12.50%) JSON
3 6 (12.50%) RESTful
4 5 (10.42%) HTML5
5 4 (8.33%) Cocoa Touch
6 3 (6.25%) Core Data
6 3 (6.25%) CSS
6 3 (6.25%) Web Services
7 2 (4.17%) Core Animation
7 2 (4.17%) CSS3
7 2 (4.17%) Django
7 2 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (4.17%) XML
8 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.08%) Google Maps API
8 1 (2.08%) iOS SDK
8 1 (2.08%) jQuery
8 1 (2.08%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) iPad
2 10 (20.83%) User Experience
3 9 (18.75%) Blackberry
4 8 (16.67%) iPhone
5 7 (14.58%) Mobile App
6 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 3 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (4.17%) Animation
8 2 (4.17%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (4.17%) Cloud Native
8 2 (4.17%) Fintech
8 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
8 2 (4.17%) Smartphone
8 2 (4.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (45.83%) Windows
2 18 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (20.83%) Android
5 8 (16.67%) Mac OS
5 8 (16.67%) Mac OS X
6 7 (14.58%) Linux
6 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
7 5 (10.42%) Unix
7 5 (10.42%) Windows XP
8 4 (8.33%) Windows 10
8 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.08%) CentOS
10 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) iOS Development
3 12 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 10 (20.83%) TDD
5 9 (18.75%) BDD
5 9 (18.75%) ITIL
5 9 (18.75%) OO
5 9 (18.75%) Scrum
5 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 7 (14.58%) OOD
7 6 (12.50%) Disruptive Innovation
7 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
7 6 (12.50%) Pair Programming
8 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.25%) Patch Management
9 3 (6.25%) Software Distribution
10 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.17%) Integration Testing
10 2 (4.17%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) Apple Swift
1 12 (25.00%) Objective-C
2 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
2 5 (10.42%) Python
2 5 (10.42%) Shell Script
3 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.25%) SQL
5 2 (4.17%) Java
5 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.08%) C#
6 1 (2.08%) Perl
6 1 (2.08%) PHP
6 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 5 (10.42%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.08%) CCA
3 1 (2.08%) MCSA
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.25%) BitLocker
4 2 (4.17%) Xen
4 2 (4.17%) XenApp
4 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.08%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) Casper Suite
1 7 (14.58%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) AirWatch
2 2 (4.17%) WSUS
3 1 (2.08%) DameWare
3 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) VMware
3 7 (14.58%) Citrix
4 6 (12.50%) Google
5 5 (10.42%) Sophos
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco
7 3 (6.25%) Symantec
8 2 (4.17%) Avaya
8 2 (4.17%) Dell
8 2 (4.17%) HP
8 2 (4.17%) NetApp
8 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.08%) Bloomberg
9 1 (2.08%) Juniper
9 1 (2.08%) Reuters
9 1 (2.08%) Samsung